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Let's make things happen.

 

I am a librarian, researcher, writer, information literacy activist/archivist/architect, feminist, product and growth marketer, and believer in Open Information, the Open Web, and storytelling and marketing for community change. I have capabilities in product, nonprofits, UX, growth, and email marketing and branding.

I've worked as the Communications Manager for Creative Commons since 2016, and before that I was the Product Engagement Manager for Safari Books Online/O'Reilly Media. My positions within these organizations have focused on content, product, usability, and community. In 2013, I started my life in tech working at Mozilla on the Community Building Team. Before that, I spent 6 years in libraries and archives managing the Bascom Lamar Lunsford project at Columbia University, serving as Collections Assistant and Translator for a museum of animal anatomy in Berlin, and working in a number of library positions including reference, metadata and cataloging, and archival processing and reference.

I love process and product-based lenses – I have an excellent eye for marketing copy and a strong background in documentation and product. As a marketer and nonprofit specialist, I get results – I've grown email lists, written product and UX strategy, redesigned marketing websites, and increased traffic and sales through content and community. My campaigns are effective, and my creativity is rewarded with results   – I'm a passionate professional who gets it all done.

As a freelancer, I'm currently working with MIT Co-Lab, SAGE Publishing, and the SEIU to produce a book series on racial justice.

I sit on the board of JP Cohousing, a multicultural, mixed income community in Jamaica Plain, MA.

In my free time, I like to read, write, make things, go to museums and theater, and take bike rides and hikes.

 
 

Get in touch.

 

jennie.halperin@gmail.com

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